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SoCal Museums Free-For-All!

Free Admission at over 40 Institutions on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Here is your chance to enhance your student's education with a free visit to

SoCal Museums Free-For-All Event. If you plan your day just right you may be able to attend a few. Not to worry if you can't visit on that day because visitor free days are offered all-year-round! A calendar of free days can be found at SoCal Museums.

We have compiled a list of participating museums, their locations, and websites for your convenience. Please consult individual museum websites for hours, directions, and other visitor information. Some museums listed below are free every day!

Participating Museums on Saturday, January 25, 2020

American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona)

Automobile Driving Museum (El Segundo)

Autry Museum of the American West (Los Angeles)

Bowers Museum (Santa Ana)

The Broad (Los Angeles)

California African American Museum (Los Angeles)

California Science Center (Los Angeles)

Cayton Children's Museum (Santa Monica)

Columbia Memorial Space Center (Downey)

Craft Contemporary (Los Angeles)

Descanso Gardens (La Cañada Flintridge)

Forest Lawn Museum (Glendale)

Fowler Museum at UCLA (Los Angeles)

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art (Malibu)

Getty Center Museum (Los Angeles)

Getty Villa Museum (Los Angeles)

Glendora Historical Society (Glendora)

Hammer Museum (Los Angeles)

Heroes Hall Veterans Museum (Costa Mesa)

ICA LA (Los Angeles)

Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles)

Kidspace Children's Museum (Pasadena)

La Brea Tar Pits (Los Angeles)

LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes (Los Angeles)

LACMA (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles County Fire Museum (Los Angeles)

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust (Los Angeles)

MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles)

Muckenthaler Cultural Center (Fullerton)

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (Los Angeles)

OCMA (Orange County Museum of Art)

Pomona College Museum of Art (Claremont)

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (Claremont)

Santa Barbara Historical Museum (Santa Barbara)

Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barabra)

Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

(Please note free admission is for the museum only, not the Sea Center.)

Skirball Cultural Center (Los Angeles)

Sunnylands Center & Gardens (Rancho Mirage)

The International Printing Museum (Carson)

The Wende Museum (Culver City)

Torrance Art Museum (Torrance)

USC Fisher Museum of Art (Los Angeles)

USC Pacific Asia Museum (Pasadena)

Valley Relics Museum (Los Angeles)

*At The Broad, special exhibition Shirin Neshat: I Will Greet the Sun Again, will be free along with general admission on Saturday, January 25 only.

**The Museum of Tolerance will be participating on Sunday, January 26 only.


SoCal Museums (SCM) is a group of marketing and communications professionals from museums all over Southern California. The mission of the organization is to foster dialogue between marketing and communications museum professionals in Southern California in order to learn from each other, network, conceptualize and execute ways to increase visitation to and awareness of museums in Southern California, and develop collaborative opportunities between museums.

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